Archive for January 20th, 2013

Move by Kuwaiti opposition to rally support abroad sparks controversy

January 20, 2013
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Political storm clouds are looming large over Kuwait after the opposition said that it had formed a team that would take its case against the election of the parliament last month to international organisations. Two former lawmakers, a rights activist and a lawyer with international connections were reportedly chosen as the members of the...
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MPs push for annual labour accommodation licences

January 20, 2013
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Five lawmakers in Bahrain are pushing for the adoption of annual inspections of all labour accommodations to ensure they meet rigorous health and safety standards. The MPs said that no labour accommodation could be declared fit without the licence delivered by the labour, health, municipality ministries and the civil defence.
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Saudi activist defends pro-women stance

January 20, 2013
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Saudi activist defends pro-women stance

A Saudi activist has rejected claims that she had insulted the companions of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) by supporting moves to empower women politically. Suheila Zain Al Abideen Al Hammad had come under attack from Saleh Al Fawzan, a conservative religious scholar, after she said that the Prophet’s companions took into consideration the views of...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Career
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
Education
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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